Department: Facilities & Grounds
Salary Range: $27,040
Immediate Supervisor: Supervisor of College Grounds
Schedule Details: Full-time (subject to emergency call-in)/12 month position/PEERS
The Groundskeeper is responsible for the care of the lawns, trees, shrubs and flowers. Other major responsibilities include treating and removing the ice and snow on sidewalks, entrances, steps and parking lots, as well as the care and maintenance of equipment to carry out these tasks and all other duties as assigned.
Essential Job Duties
- Mow and trim lawns in assigned areas.
- Lawn maintenance, such as reseeding and weed control in assigned areas.
- Apply chemical feeding and pest control.
- Perform landscaping duties.
- Remove ice and snow from walk ways, steps and parking areas.
- Keeps campus area, building entries, parking lots and lawns free of trash and debris.
- Perform bending, squatting, climbing, twisting, kneeling, and reaching both to ground and overhead on a daily basis.
- Report and correct safety hazards.
- Exhibit exemplary attendance and punctuality.
- Comply with college policies and procedures.
- Perform other duties as assigned, including attending college functions, including serving on committees and attending community events.
Non-Essential Job Duties
- Provide routine care and maintenance for mowing equipment, trimmers, saws and hand tools.
- Properly dispose of hazardous chemicals or waste.
- Properly store and inventory supplies with in assigned areas and notifies supervisor of deficiencies.
- Develop procedures for inventory control, notes discrepancies and turn in all packing slips.
- Attend employee in-service programs to improve work performance.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Ability to lift and carry up to 75 lbs.
- Ability to push and pull up to 150 lbs.
- Valid driver’s license.
- Ability to document and maintain appropriate records, logs and reports.
- Ability to work well with others.
- Strong oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to use information technology for professional productivity (such as Microsoft Office Suite).
Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Two years of experience as a groundskeeper.
- National Career Readiness Certificate.
- Experience with Colleague.
- Experience working within a collegiate setting.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT: (The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting with frequent interruptions and distractions. Requires extended periods of time viewing computer monitor or standing; may require adjustment of schedule to include some evening and/or weekends; may encounter occasional exposure to inclement weather during travel.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard.
***OZARKS TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, INTERPRET, OR APPLY THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN ANY WAY THE INSTITUTION DESIRES. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IN NO WAY IMPLIES THAT THESE ARE THE ONLY DUTIES, INCLUDING ESSENTIAL DUTIES, TO BE PERFORMED BY THE EMPLOYEE OCCUPYING THIS POSITION. THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT AN EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE. THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP REMAINS “AT-WILL.” THE AFOREMENTIONED JOB REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE QUALIFIED DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.
Qualified applicants should submit the following documents:
- OTC Application for Employment
- Cover letter detailing how you meet the requirements
- Your professional resume
Ozarks Technical Community College’s primary mission is to provide accessible, high quality, affordable technical and general education that is responsive to the educational needs of the community and its diverse constituencies.
Ozarks Technical Community College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs, activities, and employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, and disabilities that include HIV and AIDS, and medical conditions. Bona fide occupational qualifications will be allowed in those instances where age, gender, or physical requirements apply to the appropriate and efficient administration of the position.